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“Good Food - Unique Restaurant for Lunch” 4 of 5 stars
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Celito Lindo
500 Chetco Avenue, Brookings, OR 97415‎
(541) 469-2525
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Ranked #22 of 44 Restaurants in Brookings
Cuisines: Mexican
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Ocean Shores, WA
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Good Food - Unique Restaurant for Lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This is a converted gas station, convenience store / restaurant, great for a quick Mexican homemade lunch. Pretty much self service, just order at the counter. They have a couple of small tables plus some counter seating. The food is freshly prepared and good. Don't go there for the atmosphere, just good, fresh food at a reasonable price. The staff is friendly.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Harbor, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Mmm, Mmm, Mexican”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

No fast food Tex-Mex (Taco Bell type) here, but authentic Mexico type street food where the food is freshly cooked each day, assembled hot, and the choice of Red or Green sauce providing the necessary finishing touch to their staple of choices. They have very limited Americanized Tex-Mex offerings (like Nachos) so most of the Menu is variety of specialized cooked meat in Burritos and Tacos from Breakfast through Supper, with specialized dishes thrown in throughout the week like Pasole, Tamales, Menudo and the like (entree, or w/ rice & beans). This converted Gas Station (now a Grill with a quick in/out convenience store) has limited seating with just a few 2 seat tables and chairs and some counter stools at the window. Fear not as your Take Out will arrive home hot. Would love to provide a score of 5, but they would need to increase their salsa offerings beyond the current two of Red and Green.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Authentic!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

Most authentic Mexican food you will find north of the CA border. Preorder your tamales a couple days ahead!

Visited November 2012
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Brookings, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great recycled gas station !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

And Mexican food !! Taco Bell could truly learn something here ! Don't let the structure fool ya....it's clean and GOOD !!

Visited January 2013
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